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Romance is Not the Enemy of Strength: Strong Female Characters Want Love, Too

Romance is Not the Enemy of Strength: Strong Female Characters Want Love, Too

One of the fandom memories that I hold close to my heart stems from the night of February 21, 2016. It was the night when Michonne and Rick Grimes finally got together in the season six episode of The Walking Dead titled “The Next World.” […]

#TBT – What a Future Without You-Know-Who on The Flash Could Look Like

#TBT – What a Future Without You-Know-Who on The Flash Could Look Like

Note: This article originally appeared on The Mary Sue. Last Tuesday night  fans of The Flash tuned in for the finale of its arguably most frustrating season to date. Between the repetitive—and sometimes confusing—ripple effect of Flashpoint, the totally preventable (but still a little awesome, in areas) […]

Unlikable Fictional Women: Who Gets the Privilege?

Unlikable Fictional Women: Who Gets the Privilege?

I didn’t watch Breaking Bad in its entirety until almost two years after the season finale. Up to that point, any knowledge that I had of the pop television phenomenon came second-hand from family, friends, and coworkers who swore by its brilliance. While there was […]

Predominately White TV Writers Rooms: You Are Profoundly Ill-Equipped to “Tackle Black Lives Matter.”

Predominately White TV Writers Rooms: You Are Profoundly Ill-Equipped to “Tackle Black Lives Matter.”

2016 was the year that I rage quit Orange is the New Black and Unreal. It was a difficult break. I had reserved special corners of my heart for both dramas, and to lose them within such a short span left vacancies that echoed every […]